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Sunday, September 8, 19,14

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Knievel set for canyon leap

IN TRODUCING
Peugeot-Diesel,
VC

(Continued from Page 1)
from all the broken bones he
has suffered as a result of acci-
dents during his career as a
motorcycle stuntman.
The. self-proclaimed world'sI
leading authority on self-de-
struction, Knievel has always
prided himself on riding a mo-1
torcycle "by feel."
He says he has never souped
up the engines of the bikes he
used and never had a speed-
ometer or a tachometer to help
him jump the rows of trucks
anigashe a iled ouvrto the

of Evel Knievel items this year.
Live television broadcasts of
the event will not be permitted
so that the jump's promoters
can sell tickets at an average
of $10 each to closed circuit
television broadcasts around the
country.
Marketing a possible suicide
is very profitable. Promoter
Bob Arum says roughly 1.8
million seats for the closed cir-I
cuit broadcasts have been sold
in the United States and Can-
ada.

ed to be slightly the worse for
we:r from beer and pot - from
pushing each other into the
canyon.
The ground approaching the
launch site slopes upward
through several pastures until
it reaches the canyon edge, the
only good place to watch the
entire two and a half minute
flight.
Sheriff's deputies say they
fear a surge forward which
might send many spectators
plunging to their death 600 feet
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delight of millions of spectators chandising revenues should TO GUARD against this, Kni-
IN AN ARTICLE about Kniev bring the total gross intake to evel order two lines of fenc-
el recently Business Week mag- about $26 million. ing erected along the canyon
azine said that at le'ast 15 busi- Knievel himself has added to rim. The strongest is eight feet
ness corporations expect to the image - firing two test tall with a' row of barbed wire
make at least $1 million each on machines from the launch and along the top.
products and endorsements watching both of them plunge Just behind that is a six-foot
based on Knievel and the Snake hundreds of feet into the river chain link fence anchored by
River Canyon jump. below. It transpired that the poles set five feet into the
The products cover just about spiralling nose-dives into the ground.
anything that could possibly be canyon had been deliberate, But Joe Rob Bledsoe, a
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from scale-models to decorative launch mechanism.I Wyoming, is not convinced it
decals. More than 50,000 people, pay- will hold.
"Consumers react to the im- ing $25 each, are expected to'
age Evel projects - the dare- turn up at the canyon site for BLEDSOE has purchased
devil, the reckless adventurer, what has been billed "the event several dozen yards of nylon
but a man who is truthful to his of the century." The more than rope to make sure he doesn't
word," says Stewart Sims, di- 200 toilets they are expected to go over the edge even if Knievel
vision manager of Ideal Toy need are already in place. does. "I'm tying one loop
Company in New York. around my waist, another loop
THE COUNTY , sheriff's de- around my wife's waist and'
THE IDEAL Company hopes partment has announced a plan we're anchoring the whole damn
to sell about $18 million worth to prevent the crowd - expect- thing to a tree, just in case,"
__ ------ -----says Bledsoe.

switch to release a parachute
that will - hopefully - bring
him floating safely down to
earth. If the first parachute
fails, there's a spare.
On either parachute, it looks
to being the softest, sweetest,
and most lucrative groundfall
in a long, long time.
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Knievel is fanning the en-
thusiasm of the varied crowd
that is gathering. He sees this
jump as the climax of his ca-
reer and he is spending great
quantities of money on food,
drink avid entertainment f o r
those who have come to watch.
"THESE PEOPLE aren't here
to see me die," says Knievel.
"They want to see me defy
death and live. I am not, a stunt-
man. I am an explorer, a man
who searches into, the un-
known."
Once he gets over to the
other side, Knievel will pull a

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